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Belgarath the Sorcerer Audiobook

Belgarath the Sorcerer

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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling authors David and Leigh Eddings welcome fans back to the time before The Belgariad and The Malloreon series. Join them as they chronicle that fateful conflict between two mortally opposed Destinies, in a monumental war of men and kings and gods.

When the world was young and Gods still walked among their mortal children, a headstrong orphan boy set out to explore the world. Thus began the extraordinary adventures that would mold that youthful vagabond into a man and the man into the finely honed instrument of Prophecy known to all the world as Belgarath the Sorcerer.

Then came the dark day when the Dark God Torak split the world asunder, and the God Aldur and his disciples began their monumental labor to set Destiny aright. Foremost among their number was Belgarath. His ceaseless devotion was foredoomed to cost him that which he held most dear - even as his loyal service would extend through echoing centuries of loss, of struggle, and of ultimate triumph.

©1995 David Eddings (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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    Jackie Blockus 02-22-17 Member Since 2010
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    "Cameron Beierle the Best Narrator"
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    I read this book when it was first released. I love all of Eddings books of the 2 series this book relates to. Back in 2013 I bought this audio when it had a different narrator. It was ok, did not like some of his pronunciations but put up with it anyway. I just found out that this audiobook has been re-released with Cameron Beierle narrating and I HAD to buy it!! He is the best.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kario 03-01-17
    Kario 03-01-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Beierle is best"

    I'm very glad that he got to do Belgarath. I enjoyed the previous eddings narrations he did and was pleasantly surprised to find this book had come out and that he kept to the same voices nearly a decade later. I wonder if he's going to be doing Polgara at all...

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Patricia A Carr 05-10-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Great Story. Perfect voice for the Performance."
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    The performance was amazing. The perfect voice for an old grizzled sorcerer. The story is very good and made great by the narrator.


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    This book plays perfectly in the Android app. It is not usable in the Windows PC app, can't understand anything. I've downloaded it 3 times on PC and it's the same every time.

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    JASON C BUBBENMOYER 04-24-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Great trip down memory lane."

    A solid tale that fills in some of the details of Belgareth's backstory prior to the Belgariad and the Malorian, as told by him after those two series. So read those two first if you haven't. It hits all the things that were told in passing during the main story and expands upon them.

    But... that is the vast majority of what this book is. Nostalgia. You don't meet many new characters of much lasting importance, so it becomes a parade of past remembered places and events where they're with you briefly then move on. A lot of time passes, but there isn't a strong sense of progression or conflict. Which is furthered by the fact that you know the outcomes.

    If you are a fan of the main story, this is worth the credit, with the proper expectations going in.

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    Richard 04-23-17
    Richard 04-23-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Masterful rendition."

    If you have listened to the rest of these books then this is the version of Balgarath to listen to Cameron does a masterful job on this using the same accents as the other book and great care is taken with pronunciation and he even referred to David Eddings notes to get it right.
    I hope books in motion redo Polgara which is hard to listen too.
    With this version it is like listening to an old friend tell his favourite tall tale. This version is simply wonderful.

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    R. Brown 04-02-17
    R. Brown 04-02-17
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    "Like hanging out with old friends."

    Not a lot of story here. More like sitting around with old friends, telling tells and finding out things you never knew about them. Fans of the series will appreciate it. The narrator is great. Hopefully they will arrange for him to narrate the last book.

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    Mandy V. NJ 03-23-17
    Mandy V. NJ 03-23-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Wonderful"

    I've read all the books in this series many, many years ago. Listening to the story after so many years was really enjoyable. The narrator was wonderful and even though it's pretty long, it didn't feel that long.

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    Amazon Customer 02-25-17 Member Since 2015
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    "Belgarath is wonderful."

    wonderfully told, epic fantasy, one of my favorite author. a book I will listen to and re-read often.

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  • Mr Daniel Bodle
    3/6/17
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    "Great story"

    Loved it, wonderful story and very well narrated. Well worth a listen. Really want to spend an entire day just listening to it again

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Raymond C.
    5/5/17
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    "Great read"

    Read the Belgariad and the Mallorean first! Read Polgara after. Fills in the gaps of the others great book, only struggle I had was going to bed at night and not wanting oh just 1 more chapter.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Andre Pau
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    5/17/17
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    "Belgarath revisited 20 years in the making
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    Wished I'd had this read to me earlier ... now onto Polgara ...and beyond ...

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